BRITISH WRITERS, Volume 1 By Ian Scott-Kilvert Number Of Pages: 400 Publication Date: 1979 ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0684157985 ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780684157986
British Writers, Volume 1-8, is a collection of critical essays covering writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day. The contributors analyze many individual works and engage the reader with their distinctive themes and stylistic. Introductory essays and chronological tables open each volume and provide historical background.
Volume 1 subjects:
WILLIAM LANGLAND by Nevitt Coghill GEOFFREY CHAUCER by Nevitt Coghill JOHN GOWER by Derek Pearsall JOHN LYDGATE by Derek Pearsall SIR THOMAS MALORY by M. C. Bradbrook JOHN SKELTON by Peter Green SIR THOMAS WYATT by Sergio Baldi HENRY HOWARD, EARL OF SURREY by A. S. G. Edwards EDMUND SPENSER by Alastair Fowler SIR WALTER RALEGH by Agnes M. C. Latham SIR PHILIP SIDNEY by Kenneth Muir RICHARD HOOKER by Arthur Pollard JOHN LYLY AND GEORGE PEELE by G. K. Hunter THOMAS KYD AND EARLY ELIZABETHAN TRAGEDY by Philip Edwards GEORGE CHAPMAN by M. C. Bradbrook FRANCIS BACON by Brian Vickers CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE by Philip Henderson WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE by Stanley Wells BEN JONSON by J. B. Bamborough JOHN DONNE by Frank Kermode THE ENGLISH BIBLE by Donald Coggan, Archbishop of Canterbury